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How to combat the cybersecurity workforce shortage

by CyberScoop Staff • 2 weeks ago

McAfee Chief Public Policy Officer Tom Gann talks with Patrick Howell O'Neill about the cybersecurity workforce shortage in the U.S.

Army must empower next generation to succeed in cyber, senior official says

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

To quickly develop the Army's cyber capabilities requires that leadership consider unique options while also adjusting for a different culture brought in by recruits who are inherently digitally savvy, according to Col. Chris Wade, director of the Army's Task Force Cyber Strong.

When feds want to hire a cyber-ninja, time is more important than money

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

The months it takes to actually onboard a new federal employee is a much more significant problem than pay and benefits, former officials and private sector executives said.

FBI's recruitment strategy for cybersecurity pros starts early, focuses on high school

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

"What we want to do is get to these kids in high school, get them into STEM programs and then we want to get them into colleges and universities that sponsor Scholarship for Service," a top bureau official said at CyberTalks.

Young Israelis increasingly opt for cyber service and contribute to combat troop shortage

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

“The IDF may need many more cyberexperts, but not in the numbers that the education system producing."

Citing 'confidence gap' in American tech workforce, CompTIA creates professional association

by Shaun Waterman • 4 months ago

The industry association wants to create a pipeline into the workforce for cybersecurity and other IT fields.

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